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Svend Blach

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNiels Svend•Blach
Used nameSvend•Blach
Born6 December 1893 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
Died10 December 1979 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
AffiliationsKH, København (DEN)
NOC Denmark


Svend Blach came from a family of hockey players. His younger brother Ejvind played together with him on the team that won the 1920 Olympic silver medal. A third brother, Arne Mollerup Blach took part in the 1928 and 1936 Olympic hockey tournament. His son Preben Geo Mollerup was selected for 1948 Games in London. Svend Blach was Denmark’s top scorer in 1920 with seven goals.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Hockey DEN Svend Blach
Hockey, Men (Olympic) Denmark 2 Silver

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